May 2021: J. Worth Estes Prize for Puente-Ballesteros

Beatriz Puente-Ballesteros received the J. Worth Estes Prize, awarded at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine, for her recently published chapter, “Chocolate in China: Interweaving Cultural Histories of an Imperfectly Connected World.” The essay appeared in Translation at Work: Chinese Medicine at the First Global Age, edited by Harold J. Cook and published by Brill publishers.


The prize honors J. Worth Estes and his contributions to the AAHM and to the study of the history of medicine. The award recognizes the best published paper in the history of pharmacology in the last two years.


Puente-Ballesteros is an assistant professor at the University of Macau’s department of history. More of her work in the field of Jesuit Studies is available through the Jesuit Online Bibliography.

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